Elsie B. Little, 92, of Geneseo, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, in Davenport, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at First United Methodist Church, in Geneseo. The Rev. Dr. Christopher Ritter will officiate. Burial will be in North Cemetery, Geneseo, with military honors provided by the Don Cherry VFW Post No. 5083. A visitation will be one hour prior to services on Thursday, Dec. 29 at the church. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund or the Geneseo Food Pantry Building Fund. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, in Geneseo, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Elsie B. Little, 92, of Geneseo, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, in Davenport, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at First United Methodist Church, in Geneseo. The Rev. Dr. Christopher Ritter will officiate. Burial will be in North Cemetery, Geneseo, with military honors provided by the Don Cherry VFW Post No. 5083. A visitation will be one hour prior to services on Thursday, Dec. 29 at the church. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund or the Geneseo Food Pantry Building Fund. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, in Geneseo, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Elsie Bossola was born April 5, 1924, in Herminie, Penn., the daughter of Frank Louis and Teresa (Buso) Bossola. Elsie served in the U.S. Marine Corps, during World War II. She married Jack A. Little on Feb. 1, 1946, in New Bern, N.C. He died on Feb. 28, 1992. Elsie worked in civil service as a personnel specialist retiring from the Rock Island Arsenal in 1973.

Her memberships include First United Methodist Church, in Geneseo, and the United Methodist Women of the church, as well as the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Geneseo Moose. She was a former member of the Geneseo Country Club. She enjoyed golfing, dancing, reading, and playing cards.

Survivors include a sister, Mary Pelino, of Pittsburgh, Penn.; as well as a special nephew and wife, Bill and Jean Campbell; niece, Ann Marie Campbell; and many more special nieces and nephews; a special adopted family, Pat Hosveldt and her daughters, Debbie, Sherie, and Dawn. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Enes Edwards; and a special nephew, Bob Campbell.